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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

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ESPN MAGAZINE TAPS FORMER SI EXEC PAPANEK AS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

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Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/19/97
ALLTEL SETS ITS PLAN FOR JAGUARS PROMOTIONAL TIE-INS

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Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars

08/19/97
"SELF" MAGAZINE'S WORKOUT IN THE PARK INKS NEW SPONSORS

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Tags: Eastman Kodak, Nike, Reebok

08/19/97
DIRECTV SEEKS INDUSTRY PRO TO NEGOTIATE PROGRAMMING

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Tags: Classified Advertisements, DirecTV

08/19/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies, Columbus Crew, MLS, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/19/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, Arizona Coyotes, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/19/97
STADIUM NOTES

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Tags: Detroit Tigers, Facilities

08/19/97
TENNIS CANADA PONDERS THE FUTURE WITHOUT PRIMARY SPONSOR

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Tags: ATT, ATP, Heineken, IBM, Leagues and Governing Bodies, USTA

08/19/97
NFL TO KICK OFF SEASON WITH MOVIE AND MUSIC VIDEO TIE-INS

The NFL is "looking to trumpet" the start of its ''97 season through "marketing tactics" including partnerships with Miller Brewing, Warner Music Group, Kmart and USA Today, according to Jeff Jensen o

Tags: ABC, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/18/97
ANGELS GETTING TOUGH WITH PHILLIPS? EVERETT RETURNS TO METS

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Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Franchises, MLB, New York Mets, Walt Disney

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